A Chartered Engineer by profession with over 40 years of working experience in the industry and Public sector for operations, project planning, R&D, cluster development, skill and entrepreneurship , business counselling and formulation of industrial policy for State of Gujarat in the area of Skill, Entrepreneurship, Gems & Jewelery, Textile & Apparel. He also worked with the Government of Gujarat in the capacity of General Manager (Technical) at iNDEXTb- industrial promotional arm of Government of Gujarat, Chief Technical Advisor (Chemical) at Industries Commissionerate (Gujarat) and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Govt. of Gujarat. He is a member of several Expert Committees with the Government of India and Government of Gujarat. He has travelled widely in abroad namely Germany, Canada, Israel, Italy, Thailand and others. He has published over 200 articles and reports on technology, industries and business in industrial and educational journals.